PHOENIX, June 1 /PRNewswire/ --- Tom Lescault, president of SCAN Health Plan Arizona and president of the Arizona Association of Health Plans, was recently appointed to the Parkinson Network of Arizona board of directors. The mission of the Parkinson Network is to improve the lives of those with Parkinson's disease by supporting the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center through fundraising events and creating awareness of the center.
Jack Goldwater, president of the Parkinson Network board of directors, said that he was very pleased with Lescault's appointment. "Tom is a respected healthcare leader, especially in the area of chronic diseases," he said. "His knowledge and experience will strengthen the board and help in achieving our goals."
Lescault is enthusiastic about the board appointment. "This is a great organization with an important mission," said Lescault. "SCAN Health Plan, a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage Plan, has a social responsibility to give back to the community it serves; and I am glad to contribute to this worthwhile cause."
About SCAN Health Plan Arizona
For more than 30 years, SCAN Health Plan has been focusing on the unique needs of people with Medicare and today is the fourth-largest nonprofit Medicare Advantage Plan in the United States. The company currently serves 110,000 members in Southern California. In Arizona it offers a Medicare Advantage Plan in Maricopa County and provides long-term care services to individuals in that county who are enrolled in the state's long-term care system. Further information may be obtained at scanhealthplan.com.
About Parkinson Network of Arizona
Established in 2006, the Parkinson Network of Arizona is an affiliate chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation. The Network is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by Parkinson's disease through supporting the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center (MAPC) in Phoenix, including fundraising, community building, advocacy and increasing public awareness. More information is available at parkinsonaz.org.
|SOURCE SCAN Health Plan Arizona|
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved